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Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Methodist Church

 
 
First Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
1. First Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Established as a mission by the Mississippi Methodist Conference December 7, 1821. Rev. Alexander Talley, first pastor. The first, second, and third church buildings located NE corner of Tarragona and Intendencia Streets. Fourth church building occupied 1884, located corner Garden and Palafox, where the U.S. Court House now stands. The fifth and present home of the First Methodist Church at 6 E Wright Street, cornerstone laid October 14, 1908. First service October 30, 1910. Youth Building cornerstone laid 1950.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1781.
 
Location. 30° 25.02′ N, 87° 12.932′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is on East Wright Street, 0.1 miles west of North Guillemard Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 East Wright Street, Pensacola FL 32501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boysen-Perry House (within shouting distance of this marker); General Bernardo de Gálvez and the "Siege of Pensacola" (about 300 feet away, measured in
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a direct line); Christ Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Rough Riders (about 600 feet away); Battle of Pensacola (about 700 feet away); Fort George (about 800 feet away); Chase Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort George (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Also see . . .  Pensapedia Wiki entry. (Submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
First Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
2. First Methodist Church
<i>First Methodist Church, Pensacola, Fla.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1925
3. First Methodist Church, Pensacola, Fla.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   3. submitted on December 22, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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